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 Free Online Virus Scan

What is an online scanner? Some antivirus vendors maintain websites with free online scanning capability of the entire computer, critical areas only, local disks, folders or files. These online scanners are great if you would like a second opinion. Using a different scanner can help you find viruses that your resident scanner may have missed.

We have put together a list of some of the online virus scanners we could find. This list is not extensive and there may be some we have missed. If you know of any good ones then please let us know.



BitDefender QuickScan is an online tool which uses .in-the-cloud. scanning to detect malware running on a PC very fast, usually in less than 60 seconds.


ESET Online Scanner is a user friendly, free and powerful tool which you can use to remove malware from any PC utilizing only your web browser


The CA Online Threat Scanner scans your computer for viruses and spyware and can detect malware threats from within your web browser. You can use the scanner free of charge.


Panda Activescan: You can use ActiveScan 2.0 whenever you want to make sure that your PC is free from all types of threats.


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